Help greet guests, maintain and beautify our hostel in the small surf town of Canoa, Ecuador



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  • Description


    This is a chilled out backpacker hostel located right on the beach in the small surf town of Canoa, Ecuador. The hostel has 10 rooms for up to 34 people, a small bar and restaurant, and some nice outdoor shared communal space. There is a beach break right in front of the hostel, and countless other waves to surf up and down the coast.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Language practice
    Art Projects

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Volunteers receive free lodging and free dinners. Canoa is also a great place to learn how to surf, improve your spanish, and meet lots of cool people, locals and travelers alike.

  • Help


    Volunteers will assist with general customer service and beautification projects in and around the hostel. You might be painting, cleaning, interacting with guests and service providers, building furniture and installations... basically the projects we assign you will depends on your skills and what you're good at! You may also be asked to organize and lead activities for the guests, and just generally be in charge of making sure everyone here is having fun!

    *Sept 2019: I need a dog sitter for the first couple weeks of September. That will be your only job, just watch after my dog in exchange for 1 free meal per day and a free room. Please message if you like dogs :-)

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Volunteers sleep in a shared dorm room with a shared bathroom. While it is possible that guests will occasionally sleep in that same room, it is rare because it is the dorm that we fill up last.

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    What else ...

    We try to keep things casual but professional around here. I like the staff to enjoy their work and to have fun and socialize with the guests, but first priority is always to make sure things are running smoothly and customers are getting great service.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4 hours a day, 5 days a week

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